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Scripture: Luke

Afterlife: Death, Hell, Heaven, Part 2

Hell

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Speaker: PJ Smyth

Text: Luke 16

A straight-talking, hard-hitting overview on what the Bible teaches about hell.

Mission Weekend 2016

The Message of the Mission

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Speaker: PJ Smyth

Text: Luke 15

Christians are not saved because we are bad or good, but because we are forgiven.

Introducing God, Part 4

What is God Doing About It?

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Luke 3:21-22

We have a serious problem. It's us. God doesn't leave us to try to fix ourselves — he gives us Jesus.

God’s Sovereignty and our Faith

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Speaker: PJ Smyth

Text: Luke 1:6-70

In this passage, the author Luke introduces Jesus the Messiah, reassures us of the unstoppable plan of God despite our deficits and stirs our faith so we can participate well in God's plan.

Saved and Set Free to Proclaim the Gospel

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Speaker: John Leconte

Text: Luke 8:26-39

Through an encounter with Jesus Christ, God radically transforms lives, so that through them others know the good news about his kingdom. In Jesus Christ, we are saved and set free to proclaim the Gospel.

Worthy15, Part 4

The Love of God

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Speaker: PJ Smyth

Text: Luke 15

The Virgin Birth and the Virgin’s Hope

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Speaker: Keith Welton

Text: Luke 1:26-56

The coming of the Savior causes rejoicing and celebration.

Worthy13, Part 5

Jesus Appears on the Road to Emmaus

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Speaker: Ben Wikner

Text: Luke 24:13-35

In this last session, Ben offers take home points on how we can each "see Jesus" at home in the busyness of our everyday lives.

Worthy13, Part 4

The Cost of Following Jesus

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Speaker: Trip Lee

Text: Luke 9:23-27

Trip expounds on Christ's threefold challenge to those who desire to be his disciples. They must deny themselves, take up their cross, and follow him.

Worthy13, Part 3

Jesus and Peter

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Speaker: Joshua Harris

Text: Luke 5:1-11

Jesus calls Peter to follow him, promising to make him a fisher of men. Peter believes and follows Christ after he encounters Christ's power and holiness.

Worthy13, Part 2

Zacchaeus Meets Jesus

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Speaker: Jon Smith

Text: Luke 19:1-10

In Luke 19, we encounter a guy named Zacchaeus who starts off the day as a thug and a thief but ends the day as a generous giver. He was changed after meeting Jesus.

Worthy13, Part 1

Jesus’ First Sermon

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Speaker: Dave Brewer

Text: Luke 4:14-22

Luke 4 is Jesus' first recorded sermon in the gospel of Luke in which Jesus returns to his hometown to preach a message of grace and forgiveness of sins.

Worthy12, Part 3

Jesus vs. Religion

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Speaker: Jefferson Bethke

Text: Luke 15

As our guest speaker, Jeff Bethke explained the story behind his "Why I hate religion but love Jesus" video that went viral. He explains the heart of the Father towards sinners from Luke 15.

Celebrating the Scandal of Christmas

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Speaker: Ben Wikner

Text: Luke 1:45-55

Rightly celebrating Christmas is to celebrate the holy scandal of God’s plan of redemption.

Stepping Away from the Ledge

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Speaker: Russell Moore

Text: Luke 4:9-13

Standing on top of the temple, the devil offered Jesus the opportunity to test his Father's love and power, to be assured of his future. Instead, Jesus entrusted himself to God whose ability to rescue was proven by the resurrection from the dead.

Why Do You Seek the Living Among the Dead?

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Speaker: Joshua Harris

Text: Luke 24:1-12

The angel's question should challenge our assumptions about who we think Jesus is. Is he just another dead teacher? Or is he the living one who has come to rescue dead people like you and me?

What Are You Building Your Life On?

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Speaker: Joshua Harris

Text: Luke 6:46-49

To be like the man who built his house on the rock, we must come to Jesus, listen to his words, and put his words into practice.

How We Got the Bible, Part 3

The Canon of Scripture

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Luke 24:44

This session explores the historical development of the Old and New Testaments, along with a discussion of the Apocrypha.

Adoption: The Heart and Goal of the Gospel, Part 8

The Prodigal Son: A Case Study on Adoption

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Speaker: Ben Wikner

Text: Luke 15

This is a story of two rebellious sons: one unrighteous and one self-righteous. Both reveal the tendency towards relating to the Father as indentured servants instead of as sons.